Nestled in a little village on the Shropshire and Staffordshire border, Sambrook Manor holiday cottages offer self catering accommodation for long or short breaks. The Old farm buildings have been lovingly converted into four high standard holiday cottages which are fully equipped with all the essentials, crisp white bed linen, fluffy towels, underfloor heating and Wi-Fi. Churn cottage and The Stables are suitable for assisted wheelchair users. Our self catering cottages sleep a total of 26 and are perfect for families and friends getaways, business trips, groups or romantic escapes.

We are situated 5 minutes from the old market towns of Newport or Market Drayton, 20 minutes from Telford and Ironbridge and just 30 minutes from Shrewsbury, Stafford and The Potteries. Sambrook is a lovely picturesque little village with quiet lanes to explore and mill pools dotted about. There are lots of great walks or cycle routes for all abilities straight from your cottage door. So why not leave all your troubles behind and relax in the beautiful barns at Sambrook Manor holiday cottages.

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"What a gem! A fantastic place, very welcoming family. Plan to be back soon."

Lisa, Sheila & Joanne

Farms & animals

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom – At Hoo Farm you will find a wide selection of animals from reptiles, farm animals and the more exotic, here you can meet, feed, and even cuddle some of the animals.  There is also a café, gift shop and play area.
Food Hall Organic Farm Has a great story to tell and was England’s first community owned farm with over 8000 landlords. Today there are farm trails, picnic area, animals, shop, café, restaurant, and various events are also held throughout the year.
Shropshire Falconry – If you want a personal and bespoke bird of prey experience then look no further than Shropshire Falconry they can offer an indoor flying arena,  training room, owl experiences, Hawk walks and talks and half day falconry experiences.
Red Lion Farm - A small family business which makes delicious ice cream from their herd of Jersey cows , there is a tea room and a variety of animals including horses, alpacas, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits & guinea pigs to have a look around.
Trentham Monkey Forest - A unique day out where you can walk amongst the 140 free roaming barbary macaques, get to see them up close as they wander around and learn about the conservation of this endangered species, hourly feeding talks and helpful guides as well as picnic areas, play areas, shop and café make it an enjoyable day out.
A little further afield and within an hour’s drive of Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages you can also visit –
Chester Zoo – One of England largest and most impressive zoos.
Park Hall Countryside Experience – Lots of activities including farm animals, tractor rides, indoor & outdoor play areas.
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm – Daily activities and special events where you can see 19th century farm life unfold.
West Midland Safari Park – Take a drive through some of the worlds most beautiful and endangered exotic animals, feed the giraffes and deer as they come right up to your vehicle.
National sea life centre Birmingham – Get close to over 2000 sea creatures.

Stoke-On-Trent or The Potteries

As it is affectionately known due to its history as the centre of the British pottery industry in the 18th century, today there are still many pottery factories & museums to explore including –
World of Wedgwood which houses one of the most important industrial collections in existence also factory tour, creative studio, tea room, restaurant, Wedgewood shop and factory outlet.
Gladstone Pottery Museum - The only complete Victorian pottery factory offering a fascinating insight into what life was like for men, women and children working in a typical pot bank Get hands on with daily pot throwing, bone china flower making and pottery decorating workshops.
Emma Bridgwater - Take an award winning tour of the factory or create a masterpiece all of your own in the decorating studio, visit the factory or gift shop then relax for lunch or afternoon tea in the café.
Middleport Pottery home of Burleigh pottery which has been created here using traditional methods since 1889. Take a look inside a huge grade II listed bottle kiln. Friendly volunteers are on hand to answer any questions. Book a factory tour and see Burleigh pottery being made using the same handicraft methods as in the 1880’s also on site is a shop & tea room.

Cycling

There are many country lanes to explore around Sambrook Manor Cottages, your wheels can take you as far as you like, find a lovely village pub, and stop off for some lunch or a nice refreshing drink.
The Stafford Greenway is a dedicated cycle and walkway route which takes you from Newport to Stafford along the old redundant railway line crossing the Shropshire Union canal at Gnosall.
The Mercian Way is a 36-mile ride around the Wrekin taking you on route 45 of the national cycle network. If you wish to bring your bikes with you, we have a lockable storage shed you can keep them in or there is cycle hire or tandem hire around Ironbridge & Telford.